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How to Replace a Light Fixture With a Ceiling Fan

Save heating and cooling costs by replacing an existing light fixture with an energy-efficent fan/light combination.

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Top 35 Ceiling Fans Projects

  1. 1. Cool Craftsman Style (03:23)

    This family of six can't afford to be kitchenless for long.

  2. 2. Step 3: Install Support Brace (02:35)

    How to install a support brace for a ceiling fan.

  3. 3. Save money! Install a fan (01:39)

    Cut energy costs by installing an adjustable ceiling fan. Here's a step-by-step.

  4. 4. Step 8: Install Control Switch (01:00)

    How to install the fan controls and adjust the fan for different seasons.

  5. 5. Stairway to Dream Home- Part 4 (05:54)

    David and Dawn ask Amy Wynn Pastor for help in renovating their dream home.

  6. 6. Easy Ceiling Fan Installation (03:36)

    Save money year-round by installing a ceiling fan.

  7. 7. Step 6: Attach Fan Blades (01:00)

    How to attach the fan blades to the rotating bezel.

  8. 8. Stairway to Dream Home- Part 1 (06:19)

    David and Dawn ask Amy Wynn Pastor for help in renovating their dream home.

  9. 9. Step 4: Install Bracket (01:48)

    How to install the mounting bracket for a ceiling fan.

  10. 10. Ceiling Fan Install: Overview (04:16)

    Overview of steps to replace an existing light fixture with a ceiling fan.

  11. 11. How to Brace a Ceiling Fan

    Ceiling fans are heavier than typical light fixtures, so the junction box must be braced securely. Use these step-by-step instructions ...

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  12. 12. Stairway to Dream Home (00:20:00)

    Homeowners hit a wall when it comes to renovating their new dream house.

  13. 13. How to Hang an Outdoor Ceiling Fan

    An outdoor ceiling fan can provide cooling breezes and light to outdoor living spaces that are exposed to the elements.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  14. 14. The Russells (01:29)

    The Russells' new home has an entry room that makes a bad first impression.

  15. 15. Install a High-Efficiency Replacement Bath Fan and Light

    Reduce your home's electrical bill by installing this energy-saving unit.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
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